White Papers

Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


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Thought Leadership Full Report

Download the conversation between two thought leaders – from Purdue University and the American Public University System (APUS) – along with a vendor’s responses discussing 21st Century learning. This topic includes several university hot topics such as big data, networking and storage infrastructure, lecture capture and student engagement strategies.


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Next Generation Learning

Schools and universities now have a remarkable opportunity to transform education for a new generation. Integrated digital learning resources and professional learning services make it easy to tailor curriculums and monitor progress to help students shine.


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Managing the Storage Storm

Storage systems are becoming key factors in the ability of educational institutions to effectively and efficiently use technology. Educational institutions need to develop a strategic end-to-end view of storage to ensure that storage infrastructure effectively supports teaching, learning, research and administration, as well as to improve efficiencies and cut costs of campus technology.


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Citrix XenDesktop Built on FlexPod

Download this whitepaper to see why FlexPod is a leading solution for Citrix desktop virtualization and how it can help you.




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Scottsdale Community College Chalks Up Success with End-to-End Virtualization

With Citrix end-to-end virtualization, an Arizona community college has achieved technological leadership and expanded the accessibility of its programs in the community.


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Desktop Transformation Model: From Wow to How

Citrix understands the complexities associated with the switch to virtualization, and created the Desktop Transformation Model to provide practical guidance and simplify the virtual desktop adoption process. Citrix applies its proven methodology to help IT move from a traditional, distributed physical desktop system into a centrally delivered desktop environment.


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Thin Client Computing

While minimalism in computing has been around since the 1990s, the concept only recently has hit its stride: Computer devices that only carry out essential applications, or "thin clients", have a longer operational life span, cut energy use and are less expensive to purchase and maintain. As the phenomenon of software as a service gains traction, in fact, thin clients are already replacing desktop PCs in many government, commercial and educational settings. Learn more in this white paper "Thin Client Computing: Providing Solutions and Dispelling Myths".


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University of San Diego Manages Skyrocketing Data Growth with NetApp

The University of San Diego needed to accommodate their accelerated growth and make IT services more efficient. The University consolidated data storage on NetApp systems and used Cisco Catalyst switches to create a resilient, cost-effective virtualized infrastructure which reduced storage costs, accelerated development and testing activities, and enhanced data protection.